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  • Publication: The Father-ThingPublication Record # 766396
  • Author: Philip K. Dick
  • Date: 1998-05-05
  • ISBN: 0-586-20767-8 [978-0-586-20767-3]
  • Publisher: Voyager / HarperCollinsPublishers
  • Price:
    7.99?: UK pound
  • Pages: 476
  • Format:
    tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
  • Cover: The Father-Thing (1990) • by Chris Moore
  • Notes: Dated 1st printing of the 1998 edition, by number line. Title page:
    • "Voyager [over] Philip K. Dick [over] The Father-Thing [over] Volume 3 [over] The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick [over] Introduction by John Brunner"
    • "HarperCollinsPublishers"
    Copyright page:
    • "Voyager [over] An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers"
    • "This paperback edition 1998"
    • Number line "1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2"
    • "Previously published in paperback by Grafton 1990"
    • "Reprinted once [over] and by HarperCollins Science Fiction & Fantasy 1994"
    • "First published in Great Britain by [over] Victor Gollancz Ltd 1989"
    • "Copyright The Estate of Philip K. Dick 1987"
    • "Introduction Copyright 1987 by James Tiptree, Jr 1987"
    • "Entire contents Copyright 1987 by The Estate of Philip K. Dick"
    • " Previously unpublished stories are [over] Copyright 1987 by The Estate of Philip K. Dick."
    • "The excerpt by Philip K. Dick which appears at the beginning of [over] this volume is from a collection of interviews with the author [over] conducted by Paul Williams and published in Only Apparently Real, [over] Arbor House, 1986."
    Back cover:
    • "UK 7.99* recommended price" (no additional pricing)
    • "Cover illustration by Chris Moore"
    The Introduction, on unnumbered page 7, is signed "John Brunner [over] South Petherton [over] England [over] October 1986" A 1-paragraph interview, on unnumbered page 11, is captioned below: " Philip K. Dick in an interview, 1974" The first numbered page is 8. Month/day from Amazon as of 2020-03-27. No entry on Locus1. Gloss cover.
  • External IDs:
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Collection Title: The Father-Thing • [The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick • 3] • (1987) • collection by Philip K. Dick

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